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Dr. Deepika

General Physician, Chennai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Deepika is an experienced General Physician in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Deepika personally at Margaret Sidney Hospital in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Deepika on Lybrate.com.

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How to treat potassium deficiency? Which food is good for treating potassium deficiency.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), C.R.A.V
Ayurveda, Delhi
How to treat potassium deficiency? Which food is good for treating potassium deficiency.
Increase all potassium rich food items in your diet You can prefer. Items like - Potato - Tomato - Lettuce - Beetroots etc Take changdraprabha gulika - 2 tabs - 2 times in a day after meals for one month.
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I am suffering from too much fear for small sounds around me and I feel pain in back side of head and backache. I feel tension neck will become stiff and I feel dizziness in head and imbalance walking and stammering and shaking sensation please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from too much fear for small sounds around me and I feel pain in back side of head and backache. I fee...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache kindly follow advises given below: you can take(If No drug allergy) : 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) consult physician for further management.
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Diabetes - 13 Myths Debunked!

MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Diabetes - 13 Myths Debunked!

#1 MYTH:People with diabetes need to follow a special diet.

FACT: Diabetes benefits from the same healthy diet that everyone, in general, should follow.

#2 MYTH: Diabetes is not any serious issues.

FACT: Diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and AIDS combined. Having diabetes nearly doubles your chances of having a heart attack. The GOOD NEWS is that good diabetes control can reduce your risks for diabetes complications.

#3 MYTH: Diabetes is caused by eating too much sugar.

FACT: Type 1 diabetes is caused by genetics and unknown factors that trigger its onset; type 2 is caused by genetics and lifestyle factors. Being overweight increase your risk for developing type 2, and a diet high in calories from any sources contributes to weight gain.

#4 MYTH: People with type 1 diabetes can't participate in sports.

FACT: They can be tennis players, mountain climbers, weight lifters, basketball stars, crickerters- the sky's the limit.

#5 MYTH: Women with diabetes should not get pregnant.

FACT: Women who manage their diabetes well can have a normal pregnancy and give birth to a healthy baby.

#6 MYTH: Some people can have ''little'' diabetes or '' just'' a touch of diabetes.

FACT: There is no such thing. Everyone who has diabetesruns the risk of serious complications.

#7 MYTH: You have to lose lots of weight to improve diabetes.

FACT: You're eligible to donate blood as long as your diabetes is well-controlled and other medical conditions are met.

#8 MYTH: Diabetes doesn't run in my family. So, i am safe.

FACT: Family history is only one of several risk factors for type 2 diabetes.

#9 MYTH: You'll know if you'll have diabetes by its symptoms.

FACT: Not always!! Type 2 diabetes often goes undiagnosed because it usually has FEWER OR NO SYMPTOMS when it first develops.

#10 MYTH: People with diabetes can't get tattoos.

FACT: It is considered safe as long as your diabetes is well-controlled and adequate hygienes maintained.

#11 MYTH: People with diabetes who need insulin are in serious trouble.

FACT: Type 2 diabetes is a progressive diseases, and most people with it eventually need insulin. By using insulin to keep their diabetes in good control, people with type 2 can often avoid complications

and lead a healthy life.

#12 MYTH: Fruits are healthy food for diabetes. Therefore, it is ok to eat as much of it as you wish.

FACT: Fruits are healthy! They contain fiber and lots of vitamins& minerals. But they also contain carbohydratyes. The amount, frequency and types of fruit to be monitored in diabetes.

#13 MYTH: People with diabetes can't eat sweets or chocolates.

FACT: If eaten as part of a healthy meal plan or combined with exercise, sweet and desserts can be eaten by people with diabetes. The key to sweets is to have a very small portion and save them for special occasions. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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Therapy for Severe Backache / sciatica / Lower Back pain/ Cervical or Lumbar Spondylitis

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Therapy for Severe Backache / sciatica / Lower Back pain/ Cervical or Lumbar Spondylitis
Severe Backache / sciatica / Lower Back pain/ Cervical or Lumbar Spondylitis

- In these conditions, the panchkarma therapy is very effective. The aim of the ayurveda treatment is to bring vitiated vata in equilibrium.

Most popular panchkarma therapy for this is kati vasti, means squeezing of medicated oil with the help of cotton cloth over the lower back & retained inside with the help of a herbal paste boundary. It is a process of fomentation, highly effective for treating diseases caused by vitiation of vata dosha. Duration of treatment varies according to the severity of symptoms of the patient.

Elakizhi- special herbal pack massage with kati vasti gives strength to the muscle and improves the mobility.

Requirement of therapy - 7, 14, 21 days therapy course depending on the severity of symptoms along with oral medicines for 3-4months.
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My penis in normal condition is very small but after erection it is big .is it affect my sexual relationship.

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
My penis in normal condition is very small but after erection it is big .is it affect my sexual relationship.
Penis increasing in size during erection is physiological it means it is a normal phenomenon it does not cause any problems it does not have any side effects it does not interfere with your general health it does not interfere with your sex life and there is no need to worry about this
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What is the reason for left side chest area nerve vibrate when this thing happen I feel very afraid.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the reason for left side chest area nerve vibrate when this thing happen I feel very afraid.
Dear Lybrateuser, -You have to reduce your weight by about 10-15 kgs as obesity leads to lot of health problems -do regular aerobic exercises like brisk walking, jogging for at least one hour, also do yoga & deep breathing for 10-15 min in the morning -avoid fried, processed & junk food, sweets, aerated drinks, have a balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy, nuts, have 8-10 glasses of water of water for proper digestion & hydration -get investigated blood sugar, cholesterol, ecg & consult a doctor.
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I am suffering from pre ejaculation and I have not taken any treatment. Can I take viagra pills? is it ok? you think there must be no sideeffect of taking viagra pills? and sex time can increase by taking pills?

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I am suffering from pre ejaculation and I have not taken any treatment.  Can I take viagra pills? is it ok?
you think...
You should not take viagra as it has side effects. It will not increase your sex time. It is used to increase erection. You have premature ejaculation problem. I advise you to tell me your weight, height, eating habits and any addiction to alcohol or cigarette, for better treatment.
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My age 38 male weight 89 kgs My creatinine serum is 0.96 mg/dl and urine routine test is normal no sign of problem I would like to know how well is my kidneys and which test is required to check if any.

M.D (Nat), BAMS
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Varanasi
My age 38 male weight 89 kgs My creatinine serum is 0.96 mg/dl and urine routine test is normal no sign of problem
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